Iran captures British yacht

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Sailors Say Iranian Lockup Wasn't So Bad

British yacht crew says they were scared, but treated well

(Newser) - The five British yachtsmen Iran captured en route to Dubai say they have no complaints about their treatment. The sailors described their ordeal at a news conference today, saying they were held in a “perfectly reasonable room,” where they played chess and darts and were exceedingly well nourished.... More »

Iran Frees 5 Brit Yachtsmen

Revolutionary Guard decides sailors aren't spies

(Newser) - Five British sailors detained when their racing yacht strayed into Iranian waters last week have been released. Officials of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, who had warned the men would be prosecuted if they were found to have "evil intentions," said they determined that the sailors' entry into Iranian waters... More »

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